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    Q6600 Load test

    Guys, on Vista 64bit, I want to load test my IX38 QuadGT with my Q6600 and 8GB of mem to make sure its stable. What would be a good app to use to test its stability when overclocked to 3GHZ?

    Also will this use all four cores in the load test?

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    Re: Q6600 Load test

    Simply run two copies of Orthos, set them going and then open Taskmanager, right click on the first one of the list and select Go to Process -> Set Affinity, assign that to core 0 and 1, then repeat for the second but assign it to Cores 2 and 3.

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    Re: Q6600 Load test

    Pime 95 is the recommended ap for quads.

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    Re: Q6600 Load test

    p95
    stresses all 4 cores automatically and stresses the ram

    keep an eye on temps using coretemp as well
    when it reaches 65 or 70 degrees, try decreasing the overclock

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    Re: Q6600 Load test

    well I overclocked to 3GHz (Thanks blitzen) temp is 32C (although uguru reports 22C).

    Ill be prime 95 it tonight!!

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    Re: Q6600 Load test

    Uguru reports the temperature for the CPU from the motherboard sensor the core temps are almost always ~10 C higher just from where the temperature is measured.

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    Re: Q6600 Load test

    Quote Originally Posted by Snake007uk View Post
    well I overclocked to 3GHz (Thanks blitzen) temp is 32C (although uguru reports 22C).

    Ill be prime 95 it tonight!!

    Use Everest for correct temperature settings.

    Pm me when you have the right amount of posts and i can help you further.

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    Re: Q6600 Load test

    I used Orthos for mine, and I use CoreTemp to check temperatures over the cores, 3GHZ on stock Intel Air and 33c idle 44c under load.

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    Re: Q6600 Load test

    I hit 68c @ stock with the stock cooler lol!

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    Re: Q6600 Load test

    run prime on all 4 cores and set 3dmark running in a loop

    (might want to open a window after a while as its going to warm up in there)

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